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Andy Warhol Campbell Soup
1,371 wordsThe life and work of Andy Warhol has inspired many writers to tell of the artist's secrets in published writings. However, Carter Ratcliff accomplishes this feat in a unique fashion, profiling Warhol's work in Andy Warhol. A must-read for anybody interested in the origins of American Pop art, Ratcliff's book touches on all aspects of Warhol's work. Segmented chronologically, Ratcliff explains the influence and significance of select paintings, as well as sections devoted to Warhol's sketches, ph...
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Andy Warhol Father Of Pop
1,497 wordsAndy Warhol has spewed forth in many examples of the modern style that is known as "Pop art, " in various mediums -spanning from silkscreen to a cable network. Not only has Warhol greatly contributed to this revolutionary style, but also in many ways, he has created it. Andy Warhol's style was certainly part of the select first that were even labeled as "Pop. " Warhol had also used the media, which captured his eccentricities, to his advantage and that aided in projecting Pop art to the public. ...
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York Harry N Abrams Marcel Duchamp
1,080 words... of avant-garde ideas within the unique culture of America. Duchamp made the following account in another interview: '... And I believe that your idea of demolishing old buildings and souvenirs, is fine... The dead should not be permitted to be so much stronger than the living. ' For him European art was surely dead, and even 'Nude Descending a Staircase' was not worth of further discussion, since it was what to do that Duchamp cared and not what he had done. Here, my main concern will be Duc...
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Andy Warhol Pop Art
1,159 wordsWhen considering the life and works of Andy Warhol, one thing is agreed upon: for good or bad, he changed the visual construction of the world we live in. By the time of his death in 1987 he was ranked on the same level with Pablo Picasso and Jackson Pollock as one of the three most important artists of this century. He was a working man, a social climber, a person who liked to build things, an acquirer of goods, and a known homosexual. These attributes all contributed to the interesting and com...
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Examining The Works Of Director Mary Harron
1,020 wordsAlthough she was born in Canada, Mary Harron knew a lot about America. She used this knowledge to make the movie American Psycho. In her adaptation of Bret Easton Ellis novel of the same name, Harron was able to make a satirical film about Wall Street life in the 1980 s. It took two years and a lot of controversy to make her feature film debut, but Harron was able to do it in style and without backing down. Mary Harron was born in Canada, the daughter of Canadian actor and comedian Don Harron (a...
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Marilyn Monroe Andy Warhol
1,017 wordsAndy Warhol We have seen photographs of the electric chair, and of Marilyn Monroe, we have seen Campbell Soup ads, but never in the isolation and starkness of Warhols presentation. The attitude implicit in his choice of images is much more complex than simple satire, grotesqueness, horror or celebration: We are forced to the personal confrontation in his art with the most vivid representations of sex, food and death but always through the intermediary of previous exposure through movies, the pre...
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Fifth New York Film Festival And Frankfurt Poster
1,590 wordsFifth New York Film Festival and Frankfurt Festival Poster Introduction Peoples history has been always connected with their cultural heritage. Fine Arts and graphic design reflect the life, customs and traditions of people that create it. Examination of the works of art of different artists of the cultures belonging to the same nation gives an opportunity to trace peculiarities of techniques involved. In this work we will examine and compare two images of different artists and designers. One of...
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20 Th Century Works Of Art
1,531 wordsToday we try to discuss two essays of the famous painters of 60 th. They are Andy Warhol and Richard Hamilton. The both articles concerning such term Pop Art. The term ''Pop Art'' was first used by the English critic Lawrence Alloway in a 1958 issue of Architectural Digest to describe those paintings that celebrate post-war consumerism, defy the psychology of Abstract Expressionism, and worship the god of materialism. The first essay For the Finest Art, Try Pop by Richard Hamilton devoted to the...
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Andy Warhol Closely Related
1,504 wordsEnvironmental sustainability of Pop Art The retrospective confirmed Warhol's importance as a painter while simultaneously extending his longstanding interest in environmental art -- or installation art, or more plainly, "decor. " This interest helps us to elaborate on the environmental sustainability of art using Warhols works. Judging from "Portraits of the 70 s, "decor" continues to be at least as important to Warhol as portraiture. Following plans devised by his longtime collaborator, David W...
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Andy Warhol Pop Art
1,003 wordsChanges in Pop Art Pop art was a 20 th century art movement that utilized consumerism and popular culture. Andy Warhol, for example, changed the imagery of everyday objects, as well as entertainment figures, through distorted shapes, sizes, and bold colors. As the decades passed, the style of pop art slightly changed as well. Later artists, such as Tom Wesselmann and Allen Jones presented their subject matter in a more shocking perspective. Women, and more specifically their bodies, were often t...
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Avant Garde Alfred Hitchcock
4,284 wordsHistorians have traced homosexual imagery to the very start of American cinema, with the Thomas Edison film The Gay Brothers (1895), directed by William Dickson, in which two men dance together. Female impersonators and women playing male roles, both fixtures in late- 19 th-century vaudeville and theater, began appearing in split- and one-reel films of the 1900 s. Today this work can seem more overtly gay or lesbian than it did in its time, when the notion of homosexual desire was more strictly ...
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Andy Warhol Pop Art
904 wordsThe notorious Campbells soup can painting- Was Andy Warhol a great artist fighting materialism or was it trite radical realism unworthy of artistic critical review? This style of art, known as Pop Art, was coined by the English critic Lawrence Alloway in 1958 (Web museum, 1). The pictorial themes of Pop Art are motivated by every day life (Pop Art, 1). Some of the most common icons include: ice-cream, seven-up, Pepsi-cola, tooth paste, canned soup, cigarettes, and match boxes. With such trivial ...
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York Harry N Abrams Oil On Canvas
2,150 wordsThroughout the period that covered the last half of the nineteenth century, Western Europe enjoyed the gatherings of a great wealth that was accumulated by the industrial-colonial economy. The revolutionary changes in the stratification of the society and the functioning of the production system brought new perspectives to view the individual and the world that surrounded him. The bourgeoisie reached the summit of its rise since the French Revolution, and industrial European cities became the ce...
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Andy Warhol Marilyn Monroe
1,452 wordsWest Hills Community College POP ART Art Appreciation 52 CONTENTS I. POP ART 4 II. ANDY WARHOL 5 III. DAVID HOCKNEY 7 LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS 1. Illustration 1: Roy Lichtenstein, What! , Cover 2. Illustration 2: Andy Warhol, Campbell Soup Can 6 3. Illustration 3 David Hockney, A Bigger Splash 7 POP ART Art in which everyday objects and subjects are depicted with the flat naturalism of advertising or comic strips. 1. Pop Art, visual arts movement of the 1950 s and 1960 s, principally in the United ...
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